2 PhD Positions at University of Milan, Italy

(taken from http://scholarship.bursa-lowongan.com/)


The University of Milan announces a competition by selection on the basis of academic qualifications for the admission of non EU citizens to the following Research Doctorate/Ph.D. degree courses:

* Mathematical Sciences from Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics: 1 position.

* Ancient, literary, philological and art historical studies, Graduate School of Humanae Litterae: 1 position.

Studentships general rules
2 (two) studentships will be awarded to selected applicants. Further places within the above Graduate Schools will then be made available for selected applicants holding studentships awarded by other Bodies.

Applications for selection are invited from non EU citizens who do not reside in Italy and hold a foreign degree. The candidates’ degrees will be recognised as equivalent to the Italian “Laurea magistrale” (exclusively for the purposes of this competition) by the competent Academic Board.
The University can at any time exclude candidates lacking the admission requirements.

Application deadline
The application should be submitted using the attached form available on the University web site http://www.unimi.it/ricerca/dottorati/19244.htm and must arrive, together with the qualifications listed below, by 10 December 2009.

All documents should be sent by post to the following address:

To:     Magnifico Rettore
Università degli Studi di Milano
Via Festa del Perdono, 7
I – 20122 Milano   ITALY

Applications and qualifications arriving after the deadline (10 December 2009) will not be considered.
Candidates will apply for a single Research Doctorate/Ph.D. Degree Course; should a Graduate School involve different Research Doctorate/Ph.D. degree courses, applicants will opt for only one among those indicated.
The application form must be completed in all its parts.


The following documents must be attached to the application form:

• a certificate related to the most recent academic degree, translated into Italian or English;
• a curriculum studiorum stating examinations taken and grades gained with a brief description of their contents; the curriculum should be accompanied by a report on any research carried out by the candidate;
• a list of publications (if any);
• a letter of recommendation by the teachers or tutors who supervised the candidate on his/her studies at Home University;
• any further candidate’s qualifications that should be taken into account, including the study and research programmes he/she intends to carry out in Milan.

All documents must be in Italian or English, or accompanied by a translation into Italian or English.

Candidates will be required to submit additional documentation as specified below:

• Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences
In addition to the qualifications required to all participants, candidates will have to demonstrate that they hold:
– A good knowledge of English language

• Graduate School of Humanae Litterae
History and criticism of artistic and environmental heritage
In addition to the qualifications required to all participants, candidates will have to demonstrate that they hold:
– A good knowledge of English or Italian language;
– Background in musicology

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